If I Ran the Zoo

Book review by Peter Lewis, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Fantasy of a zanier zoo has problematic images.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 7+

If I ran a zoo

I think it’s a great book it’s worth a lot too

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Educational value
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age 4+

Pretty Racist

Hey so my kid got this book from the library and it has racist depictions of Asian people and Middle Eastern people. So maybe skip this one, it hasn't aged well.

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